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June 2017 - January 1920




July 2017, Vol 153, No. 7, Pages 623-729

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology


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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):623. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1693

Spirituality in Dermatology PracticeReturn to the Soul

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):629-630. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0501

This Viewport discusses the challenges of helping patients find spiritual solace in the clinical setting amid periods of suffering and addressing their fears, hopes, and suffering


How Microneedles Can Change Cutaneous Drug Delivery—Small Needles Make a Big Difference

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):631-632. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1039
Original Investigation

Effect of Expedited Microneedle-Assisted Photodynamic Therapy for Field Treatment of Actinic KeratosesA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):637-643. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0849

This randomized clinical trial evaluates efficacy of and pain associated with microneedle-assisted photodynamic therapy for actinic keratoses.

Creation of an Internal Teledermatology Store-and-Forward System in an Existing Electronic Health RecordA Pilot Study in a Safety-Net Public Health and Hospital System

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):644-650. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0204

This pilot study describes a store-and-forward teledermatology workflow within an existing electronic health record system, assesses its effectiveness in improving access to care, validates its reliability, and evaluates its ability to capture meaningful outcomes.

Clinicopathologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Features of Histiocytoid Sweet Syndrome

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):651-659. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6092

This case series study characterizes the immunohistochemical phenotype of the infiltrate in histiocytoid Sweet syndrome and evaluates whether this variant of Sweet syndrome is more frequently associated with hematologic malignancies than classic Sweet syndrome.

Clinical Characteristics of Connective Tissue Nevi in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex With Special Emphasis on Shagreen Patches

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):660-665. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0298

This analysis of patient medical records and skin photography describes the clinical characteristics of connective tissue nevi on the trunk and extremities of patients with tuberous sclerosis complex.

Phototherapy for VitiligoA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):666-674. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0002

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the treatment responses of vitiligo to phototherapy based on all relevant prospective studies.

Utility of a Noninvasive 2-Gene Molecular Assay for Cutaneous Melanoma and Effect on the Decision to Biopsy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):675-680. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0473

This multiple-reader–multiple-case study examines the utility of a noninvasive pigmented lesion assay for LINC/PRAME expression in decisions by dermatologists to biopsy a series of suspicious skin lesions.

Brief Report

Efficacy and Tolerance of Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor α Agents in Cutaneous SarcoidosisA French Study of 46 Cases

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):681-685. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1162

This large multicenter observational study explores the efficacy and safety of anti–tumor necrosis factor α agents in treating cutaneous sarcoidosis.

Outbreak of Occupational Dermatitis Associated With Pyemotes ventricosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):686-688. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0323

This case series examines 18 employees of a company that produced herbal medicines who experienced unusual pruritic dermatitis.

Handheld Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for the Detection of Recurrent Extramammary Paget Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):689-693. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0619

This case series study assesses the ability of handheld reflectance confocal microscopy to accurately detect the recurrence of extramammary Paget disease.

Eruptive Keratoacanthomas Associated With Pembrolizumab Therapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):694-697. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0989

This case report describes 3 patients who developed eruptive keratoacanthomas in association with pembrolizumab treatment and their management.

Consensus Statement

Pediatric Psoriasis Comorbidity Screening Guidelines

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):698-704. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0499

This Consensus Statement reports on efforts to develop the first set of guidelines for comorbidity screening for patients with pediatric psoriasis based on current evidence.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Crusted Papules and Pustules on the Leg After a Trout Fishing Trip

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):705-706. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6200

A woman in her 20s presented with aerythematous, crusted, edematous plaques and pustules with weeping of yellow exudate on her left leg 3 days after returning from a trout fishing trip in a freshwater lake. What is your diagnosis?

Petechiae, Purpura, and Hemorrhagic Vesicles

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):707-708. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5965

A man presented with encephalopathy, recent falls, leukocytosis, nausea, and arthralgias, and progressing cutaneous eruption, scattered petechiae and hemorrhagic vesicles on the hands and feet, and palpable purpura were noted across the extremities. What is your diagnosis?

A Growing Mass in the Nostril

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):709-710. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6023

A man in his 30s presented with a 1-cm growing mass in the right nostril that was nontender, exophytic, and verrucous. The lesion bled with minimal trauma but did not obstruct his breathing. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Assessment of the Focused Practice Improvement Module Pilot Program of the American Board of Dermatology for Meeting Requirements of Maintenance of Certification

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):715-716. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0396

This study assesses an online activity for practice assessment and its ability to help dermatologists and dermatopathologists meet maintenance of certification requirements.

Enhancing the Relevance of Skin Self-examination for Latinos

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):717-718. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0322

This study solicits information from Hispanic focus groups to enhance the relevance of skin self-examination in the Latino community.

Frequency of Syphilis Diagnoses by Dermatologists

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):718-719. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0460

This study examines frequency of syphilis diagnoses by dermatologists in Rhode Island compared with other clinicians in that state.


Complete Response of Advanced Melanoma Treated With Talimogene Laherparepvec and Subsequent Sweet’s-like Infiltrate

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):719-721. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0466

This case report describes complete response of advanced melanoma treated with talimogene laherparepvec and subsequent Sweet’s-like infiltrate

Pembrolizumab-Induced Extensive Panniculitis and Nevus RegressionTwo Novel Cutaneous Manifestations of the Post-immunotherapy Granulomatous Reactions Spectrum

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):721-722. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0581

This case report describes a patient with pembrolizumab-induced extensive panniculitis and nevus regression.

Severe Onycholysis and Eyelash Trichomegaly Following Use of New Selective Pan-FGFR Inhibitors

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):723-725. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0500

This case report describes severe onycholysis and eyelash trichomegaly following the use of new selective pan-FGFR inhibitors.

An Unusual Case of Syringocystadenocarcinoma Papilliferum In Situ With Macular Amyloidosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):725-727. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0397

This case report describes an unusual case of syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum in situ with macular amyloidosis.

Comment & Response

Declining Melanoma Rates in New England States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):727-728. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0395

Suggestions for Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):727. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0850

Increasing Diversity in Dermatology Residencies—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):728-729. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0502

Increasing Diversity in Dermatology Residencies

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):728. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0503

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):729. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1860
Notable Notes

The Cutaneous Cancer of Ferdinando Orsini, 5th Duke of Gravina

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):643. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1847

Snails and Skin Care—An Uncovered Combination

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):650. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1383

Consider the Monobrow

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):659. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1717

Henry Radcliffe Crocker—From the Elephant Man to the Textbook

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):674. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1318

Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry’s The Old Fisherman—A Remarkable Example of Photodamaged Skin in Art

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):680. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.2022

The Evolving Nomenclature of Erythema Ab Igne—Redness From Fire

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):685. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.2021
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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(7):624. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1694